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# (Solved): WPC 300 : Assignment 4: Descriptive Statistics feb 2021...

Question 1   2.5 pts

What is the average amount of claim paid out for medical malpractice lawsuit?

• \$6053
• \$12036
• \$16450
• \$91045

Question 2        2.5 pts

What is the average age of female claimant in the data over the years?

• 42.83
• 40.81
• 45.87
• 39.54

Question 3       2.5 pts

Create a frequency distribution (in percent) of types of insurance carried by the patient? Submit the screenshot

Question 4      2.5 pts

Which of the following statements is true about the claim amount?

• Average claim amount for females is higher than that of males
• None of the other statements are true
• Average claim amount for males is higher than that of females
• Average claim amounts for both males and females are about the same

Question 5         2.5 pts

In an average, the highest amount of claim was paid out for ____________ specialty of physicians.  (Hint: use graph builder to compare)

• Pediatrics
• Dermatology
• Pathology

Question 6     2.5 pts

You will investigate whether payment amounts are related to whether or not a private attorney represented the claimant.

Hint:  Analyze > Fit Y by X; use Private Attorney as X, Factor and Amount as Y, Response. Then, select Quantiles under the top red triangle

• Amount of claim payment had nothing to do with whether a private attorney was used.
• Nothing can be concluded based on the available information
• Average claim is lower when a private attorney was used
• Amount of the claim payment had a lot to do with whether a private attorney was used.

Question 7   2.5 pts

Question 8      2.5 pts

You want to know if relationship between Private Attorney and Amount is consistent for females and males.

Hint: Graph > Graph Builder; Drag and drop Amount in Y, Gender in X, and Private Attorney in Group X. Click on the box plot icon at the top. Or, right-click in the graph and select Points > Change to > Box Plot.

• If a private attorney was used the payout was generally lower for both male and female patients
• If a private attorney was used the payout was generally higher for male and lower for female patients
• If a private attorney was used the payout was generally lower for male and higher for female patients
• If a private attorney was used the payout was generally higher for both male and female patients.

Question 9 2.5 pts

Based on the severity rating of damage to the patient, the mean amount paid to the patient with emotional trauma was:

• \$28418
• \$7500
• None of the answer selections are correct
• \$390436

Question 10         2.5 pts

Submit the JMP data file with saved script for all the analysis to answer each question of this assignment.

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